Common antipsychotic fails as effective delirium treatment, study finds


Haloperidol, a common antipsychotic, is no more effective than a placebo in treating delirium in critically ill patients, according to a new study.

Antipsychotic likely to increase mortality risk in dementia residents, study finds


Nursing home residents being treated for dementia with the antipsychotic drug haloperidol were at a two-fold risk of mortality compared to other antipsychotics, a new study finds.